Health and Fitness

5 Secrets For Making Brussels Sprouts Taste Better

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:23
Brussels sprouts get a bad rap for being a bitter and unpleasant-tasting vegetable. Done the right way, however, they can actually be quite tasty—not to mention nutritious! Instead of struggling to swallow a plate of bland, boring and boiled Brussels…
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Best Bets: Wild Lights, Christmas Traditions, Polar Express rides, Pop & Shop

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:15
Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.
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Small retailers aim for emotional ties big chains may lack

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:07
NEW YORK (AP) — Some smaller retailers will tug at shoppers' heartstrings during the holidays, trying to create an emotional experience or connection that a big national chain might not provide.
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Oops: You Can See The Millennium Falcon From ‘Star Wars’ On Google Maps

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 15:59
Some people use the Force to see the mysteries of the galaxy. Thankfully, the rest of us just have Google Maps. A man named Kevin Beaumont was checking out satellite images on Google Maps when he came across an interesting…
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5 Family-Friendly Movies On Netflix To Watch Over Thanksgiving

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:55
After a huge meal on Thanksgiving, it’s great to gather the whole family to snuggle up for a movie. You just want to make sure to pick one that everybody will enjoy—kids, teens, Grandma, and of course, you. Here are…
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Wine Finds: Alsatian whites for the holidays

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:30
Among California’s popular bold red wines are those aimed at replicating the field blends of some of the state’s old-time vineyards.
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How to remove an unsightly tree stump from your yard

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:00
Removing a tree stump from your yard can be a frustrating, expensive, and time-consuming task, but it doesn’t have to be. If you have an unsightly stump you need to get rid of, try these painless methods.
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Why Some People Are Charging Their Families For Thanksgiving Dinner

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:45
There’s an online debate raging about Thanksgiving dinner right now. It has people firmly divided in one camp or the other—and it doesn’t even involve politics! The issue is this: It has come to light that some people charge their…
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Terminix fined $9.2 million for pesticide use that poisoned family

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:15
Company admitted to using methyl bromide at 14 locations, including the St. John resort where the Esmond family was vacationing.
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Special Black Friday LouFest tickets going on sale Thursday

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:00
LouFest fans can get a jump on tickets for the 2018 event with a Black Friday ticket offer; early bird tickets are $75 and go on sale at 7 p.m. Thursday. Only a limited number of these tickets will be…
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Neman: Here's a Thankgiving tip: Relax

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 13:00
You look at the turkey. The turkey looks at you. Neither moves.
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Got questions about cooking for Thanksgiving? The Food Dude has answers

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:45
I love crispy skin on poultry, but I never get it right on a turkey. How can I achieve a perfect, crispy skin?
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Food Feedback

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:15
We love hearing from our readers. Here are a few of your latest helpful comments and questions. »» STEVEN BOCKHOLD, on Daniel Neman’s column about eating durian wafer cookies: I love durian, but the cookie in the article sounds awful.…
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10 Kitchen Storage Essentials for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:00
Can there ever be too much of a good thing when it comes to homemade comfort food? If you’ve vowed to never let Aunt Jane’s mac-and-cheese go to waste, get ready to divvy up leftovers. Here are 10 items to…
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Best Bites: Girl Scouts Salt and Pepper Cashews

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:00
These things are sneakily good. This season, the Girl Scouts have come out with a couple of new, non-cookie products, and their Salt and Pepper Cashews will have you going back to the bag again and again (as we know…
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2019 Aston Martin DB11 Volante: This is tanning in style

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:00
Car enthusiasts who carry a heavy burden of excess disposable income are about to get another way to unburden themselves.
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Fiance refuses to vacate house for girls' weekend

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:00
Dear Abby • I live with my fiance, and we are being married in eight months. When I asked him if he would go and stay with his parents or some friends on a weekend when my girlfriend comes into…
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Blockage in intestinal blood vessel causes pain when eating

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:00
Dear Dr. Roach • My wife, age 65, has been suffering from abdominal pain for over a year. The pain comes within minutes of eating a meal. She was diagnosed with abdominal angina, and had a stent placed to open…
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Sister is the victim of financial abuse

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:00
Dear Carolyn • My sister stays home with her two small children (2 and 1) while her partner works. Recently, during a fight, he took all of their money — not much under any circumstances — and left. He has…
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David Cassidy, '70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

Health and Fitness - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 02:40
David Cassidy, who came to fame as a '70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on "The Partridge Family," has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67.
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